Zuma – Libya (Nato)

Daar is soveel klein legkaart wat die groter prentjie vorm en bydraende faktore is vir soveel geweld en moorde in Afrika.  Nie net in Libië nie.  Dit was ook tydens hierdie vergaderings wat plaasgevind het, waar verskillende sake op die agenda bespreek was deur die SA leiers van 2011.  Daar was ook verwys na die… Continue reading Zuma – Libya (Nato)

Sahara – Libya’s Forbidden Deserts

The Sahara is the largest hot desert in the world, and the third largest after Antarctica and the Arctic.    It spans an enormous area of 3.6million square miles – about the size of China or the USA.     There is also Waw and Namus volcano.   It means "oasis of mosquitoes", a reference to the… Continue reading Sahara – Libya’s Forbidden Deserts

Sahara – Wadi Takarkori region

The Wadi Takarkori region where the discovery was made is already being described as an “untapped treasure” with hundreds of sites awaiting excavation. Tafuri and her colleague Savino di Lernia began excavating the archaeological site between 2003 and 2006.  Other archaeologists have also uncovered huts, animal bones and pots with traces of the earliest fermented… Continue reading Sahara – Wadi Takarkori region

Immigrants – Europe – Italy – Libya

  The risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever been due to a lack of NGO rescue ships and the conflict in Libya hastening departures at an alarming rate, the UN has warned.  “If we do not intervene soon, there will be a sea of… Continue reading Immigrants – Europe – Italy – Libya

Libya – a drone

Confidential document notes that suspected BA-7 missile is only in use in the UAE, China and Kazakhstan.    United Nations sanctions monitors are investigating the likely use of an armed drone by eastern Libyan National Army (LNA) forces, or a supporting "third party", in an attack last month on troops affiliated with Libya's internationally recognised government,… Continue reading Libya – a drone

Libya and war

From its powerbase in eastern Libya, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) has gradually extended the territory under its control and the firepower at its disposal, to the point where it now challenges the authority of the country’s United Nations-recognised government in Tripoli. *** Since launching “Operation Dignity” against Islamist militant groups around Benghazi… Continue reading Libya and war

Russia and Yevgeny Prigozhin

Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, in a dark suit, second from right, attends a meeting involving top Russian defense officials and members of Libya's National Army in Moscow on Nov. 7, 2018. The photo is taken from a video released by the Libyan National Army. die Russe Russe en SA verkiesing 2019 “Russe en SA” (2019… Continue reading Russia and Yevgeny Prigozhin

Zuma – Gaddafi – SA Parliament

It is all about money and ... Questions & Replies: Finance - Hansard of South African Parliament 2013 Reply received: December 2013 QUESTION NUMBER: 2339 [NW2802E]  DATE OF PUBLICATION: 13 SEPTEMBER 2013 2339. Mr N J J van R Koornhof (Cope) to ask the Minister of Finance:  Whether the (a) National Treasury and (b) South… Continue reading Zuma – Gaddafi – SA Parliament

Anton Hammerl in Brega

Years back the South African International Relations Department reported on the recovery of photographer Anton Hammerl's body who was shot dead by Libyan forces during April and confirmed in May.  On 5 April 2011, South African photographer Anton Hammerl was killed, allegedly by Libyan forces on the Brega frontline.   According to eyewitnesses, Hammerl’s injuries were such… Continue reading Anton Hammerl in Brega

Brega 2011 (Libya) Battle

Hoe lyk oorlog en hoe word daar teruggeslaan?  Waarmee word van weerskante af geveg in enige oorlog en wie is soms in die middel?   Die burgerlikes en die wat nie in enige oorlog of geveg wil wees nie.   Dis altyd so. During the month of April 2011  Libyan rebels fled up to 20km eastwards under… Continue reading Brega 2011 (Libya) Battle